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TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 06:51 PM
started doing lawns when i was 13 with a john deere la120 with 2 accounts. then now 17 i have 35 for next year that i will cut and do fert also shrubs..... now an llc i hand my comp name as frontier landscaping, but now i had to change it to tyler john landscaping so i changed lawn site account to.

What i have so far for next year:
2004 exmark 36" (back up mower and for gates)
billy goat 13hp
red max trimmer 3050
red max blower older small blower (plan to get ebz8000)
sthil ms290
also i am still looking to buy a 23hp 52" toro grandstand

all my stuff is put on a 6.5x12 single axle that i tow with my 2007 nissan frontier that i will love to its death

i have been working on get accounts and that about it
also i have been spreading out now and explore what i can and can not do with what i have and can rent

punt66
12-09-2009, 06:59 PM
started doing lawns when i was 13 with a john deere la120 with 2 accounts. then now 17 i have 35 for next year that i will cut and do fert also shrubs..... now an llc i hand my comp name as frontier landscaping, but now i had to change it to tyler john landscaping so i changed lawn site account to.

What i have so far for next year:
2004 exmark 36" (back up mower and for gates)
billy goat 13hp
red max trimmer 3050
red max blower older small blower (plan to get ebz8000)
sthil ms290
also i am still looking to buy a 23hp 52" toro grandstand

all my stuff is put on a 6.5x12 single axle that i tow with my 2007 nissan frontier that i will love to its death

i have been working on get accounts and that about it
also i have been spreading out now and explore what i can and can not do with what i have and can rent


You have a pesticide license at 17?

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 07:05 PM
i turn 18 before the season starts

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 07:08 PM
what i thought i would have a hard time with was the insurance

punt66
12-09-2009, 08:47 PM
yea, your not insurable until 18. Do yourself a favor and do not spread pesticides (fert with weed control, roundup, etc) unless your licensed. The fines are HUGE. Just a piece of advice. Good luck to you and i hope you do well.

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 08:50 PM
well i guess i am bc i have 1,000,000 policy and yeh i am waiting for the new classes to come out for 2010

punt66
12-09-2009, 08:51 PM
how much did you pay for that policy?

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 08:59 PM
525 a year

punt66
12-09-2009, 09:01 PM
525 a year

Thats good. Last i knew you had to ba an adult to get business liability insurance.

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 09:03 PM
yeh where i thought the 2 things i would have probs with was being an llc and insurance. do you think i should get my for insurance and was that a good price ?

punt66
12-09-2009, 09:10 PM
yeh where i thought the 2 things i would have probs with was being an llc and insurance. do you think i should get my for insurance and was that a good price ?

Thats a very good price. You will also need commercial plates on your truck and trailer and commercial insurance on the truck. Thats all you need as a solo. If you hire another guy then your getting into workers comp insurance.

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 09:13 PM
no i am doing it solo and maybe a friend to help with a job or 2. and if i dont get commercial plates what can happen ?

punt66
12-09-2009, 09:17 PM
You will be fined if caught. If your using a vehicle or trailer for purposes of making money you need to register as commercial. Its not expensive.

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-09-2009, 09:20 PM
Do you know if it will change my car insurance at all
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punt66
12-10-2009, 06:42 AM
Do you know if it will change my car insurance at all
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call your insurance company and ask them. Its not much more expensive then a personal policy.

Stillwater
12-10-2009, 09:37 AM
Thats good. Last i knew you had to ba an adult to get business liability insurance.

Their are tens of thousands of teenagers in the US. That own and operate small businesses. But because you normally need to be 18 to enter contracts, they obtain business licenses and purchase insurance and enter contracts through a power of attorney or by appointing a operations officer usually a close friend or a law office its-self.

Gojira
12-10-2009, 01:38 PM
525.00 for million coverge and you spray? First year business?

I am skeptical at best; First year until insurance finds your business credible will charge a min of 2k a year. Do they know you spray?

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-10-2009, 11:01 PM
i am not insured for spraying. i am woking for a guy at a green house that is teaching me the ropes of that but i will be once i take the course and get all the things i need to so i can be legal

Gojira
12-11-2009, 03:51 PM
ahh ok, normally your first year is real expensive; providing there are no complaints it will drop somewhat after that.? How much ? I do not know I am out of business for 10 years and I work in the public sector now. Plus I am in Over regulated NJ.

TylerJohnLandscaping
12-28-2009, 01:36 PM
http://gallery.me.com/tylerwirtanen#100768

This is what i have so far for landscaping. i still need to get a redmax edger and hedge trimmer